Queenstown hotels voted best in NZ

The top three hotels in New Zealand are in Queenstown, according to guests.

Millbrook Resort received top honours in the TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice 2013 awards, followed by the Hilton Queenstown and Pounamu Apartments.

TripAdvisor is an online site which ranks accommodation, eateries and activities according to guests' feedback.

Queenstown dominated the top-25 New Zealand hotel category. The Sofitel Queenstown was ranked eighth, the Glebe Apartments 10th, St Moritz Queenstown 12th and the Crowne Plaza Queenstown 18th.

Millbrook head of operations Brian Howie said the award was a ''wonderful surprise and testimony to the continued hard work of the entire Millbrook team to ensure we provide all our guests with world-class, five-star service every time''.

''Millbrook will celebrate its 20th birthday in March and this award, which is voted for by our guests, is the perfect way to celebrate this milestone.''

The TripAdvisor awards are in their 11th year.

The Dairy Private Luxury Hotel in Queenstown was voted among the world's best, coming fourth in the world small hotel category.